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Senior Agile Coach - OCAO Growth & Enablement

Company: TIAA
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Agile Coach to promote Agile methodologies and help lead our Agile Evolution and Agile Coaching team. The Senior Agile Coach will work with cross-functional teams and leaders to design, implement, and continuously improve Agile frameworks, practices, methods, and concepts that align with desired business and customer outcomes. This role will promote the Agile mindset, values, principles, and practices while providing pragmatic guidance to ensure we create an effective, adaptive culture. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in Agile implementations, strong leadership skills, and a proven ability to guide Agile transformations across large and complex organizations.Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist the Director of the Agile Center of Excellence in developing and leading the Agile coaching strategy and vision for the Agile transformation initiatives across the organization, including design, implementation, and continuous improvement of Agile frameworks, practices, methods, and concepts.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and training to Agile Coaches, teams, and leaders to promote an adaptive, learning culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Work with teams and stakeholders to design and implement Agile frameworks and methods that fit the context of the system at TIAA and align with business objectives and outcomes.
  • Identify and address roadblocks that may impede the evolution of our Agile practices and work with teams and leaders to develop solutions that enable Agile methods to be successful.
  • Develop metrics and assessments that evaluate Agile progress, success, and areas of improvement.
  • Partner with business leaders to align Agile outcomes with business objectives and ensure Agile implementations are aligned with the overall organizational strategy.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, continuous learning, and improvement by promoting Agile values and principles.
  • Develop and evolve the Agile operating model at scale to fit the context of the enterprise.
  • Participate in the Agile community and remain up to date with emerging Agile concepts, methods, and practices.Educational Requirements
    • University (Degree) PreferredWork Experience
      • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years PreferredPhysical Requirements
        • Physical Requirements: Sedentary WorkCareer Level8ICIf you are a Senior Agile Coach with a passion for leading Agile transformations and evolving organizations into effective learning cultures, we would like to hear from you.Required Qualifications:
          • 5 or more years of experience in a coaching role (Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer or similar role)
          • Experience working with Agile frameworks and methods, including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Extreme Programming, and various scaling frameworks (e.g., SAFe, LeSS, Nexus, S@S, etc.). Preferred Qualifications:
            • Proven experience in coaching, mentoring, and training Agile teams and leaders.
            • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
            • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to lead Agile transformations.
            • Demonstrated ability to deliver success, scaled Agile implementations in complex organizations.
            • A pragmatic, systems thinking approach to Agile and related practices that balances principles with practical implementation to fit the context of the teams and organization in which you're working.
            • Expertise in a wide variety of methods and practices such as DevOps, Objectives and Key Results, Cynefin, Lean Startup, Design Thinking, scaling Agile, product management, customer development, intent-based leadership, systems modeling, organizational design, Jobs-to-be-Done Theory, and other advanced concepts.
            • Bachelor's degree -
            • Agile certifications in frameworks and coaching from reputable institutions such as Scrum Alliance, Scrum Inc.,, Scaled Agile Framework, Large-Scaled Scrum, Kanban University, ICAgile, or the International Coaching Federation (ICF) are preferred.
            • Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) are preferred.Base Pay Range: $128,600/yr. - $214,400/yr.Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans)._____________________________________________________________________________________________________Company OverviewTIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.Benefits and Total Rewards The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That's why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our .Equal Opportunity We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law .Accessibility Support TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:Phone: (800) 842-2755Email: Privacy Notices For Applicants of TIAA, Nuveen and Affiliates residing in US (other than California), click .For Applicants of TIAA, Nuveen and Affiliates residing in California, please click .For Applicants of Nuveen residing in Europe and APAC, please click .For Applicants of Greenwood residing in Brazil (English), click .For Applicants of Greenwood residing in Brazil (Portuguese), click .For Applicants of Westchester residing in Brazil (English), click .For Applicants of Westchester residing in Brazil (Portuguese), click .

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